Body Hacks

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Adequate Sleep Volume Improves Any Fitness Goal
Sure, there are plenty of things you can do to improve your quality of sleep. In this regard, individual needs vary. In the same way, the number of hours everyone needs may not be the same. In fact, the jury is out on whether sleeping in eight-hour blocks is... Read more
Underactive Thyroid? Here’s What To Look For
Your thyroid is responsible for producing a hormone that is so wrapped up in the healthy functioning of your body, were it to stop working, things could start to go awry. As well as controlling your metabolism, the thyroid hormone keeps your heart beating, maintains your body temperature and... Read more
Use These 3 Tips to Trick Your Body Into Eating Less
While the quality of the food we eat is a problem, perhaps the biggest issue in our largely unhealthy diets is the portion size. Pretty much everybody eats way more than they need to sustain their nutrition and hunger levels. If you have this issue, don’t worry, here are... Read more
4 Simple Ways To Banish Your Cellulite
Cellulite is a fact of life that many of us would rather do without and try as we might, we just can’t seem to shift it. Made up of freely floating fat cells, cellulite gives skin a bumpy appearance and can most commonly be found in the upper thighs.... Read more
3 of the Best Superfoods to Try in 2016
In the past couple years; there have been a ton of different foods that have been labelled “superfoods” for the fact they are healthy and backed with a variety of different nutrients. Things like Kale and quinoa (among others) have become massively popular health foods in record time. SO... Read more
Stay Ahead of Asthma Attacks With ADAMM Wearable
A team of educated professionals at Health Care Originals (HCO) is on a mission to make living with asthma better. In fact, they’ve recently released a powerful tool for managing attacks. They call it ADAMM, short for Automated Device for Asthma Monitoring and Management. The culmination of years of... Read more
Here Are 3 Natural Ways To Treat Your Blisters
Changing shoes is all part and parcel of the changing seasons and while trying on new styles is a fun way to bring in the summer, dealing with blisters is not. Getting your feet ready for sandals can take a little time and if you’re breaking new shoes in,... Read more
Confessions of a Former Gym Manager: Diet’s Single Thread
Admittedly, there will be little science in this blog. There is no study that captures this grand unification theory. This is the observations of over twenty years of nutrition, from a guy who’s enjoyed many roles in the fitness industry. I’ve experimented with all the diets, the high-fiber-low-fat craze,... Read more
This Smart Lunch Box Will Make Your Goals Much Easier
One of the biggest stepping stones that people need to overcome to be healthier is lunchtime at work. Not only is eating out every day for lunch extremely pricey over time, most of the options you are presented with aren’t very healthy at all. Of course, you can always... Read more
3 Things to Know If You Want to Keep the Weight Off
Everyone wants to lose the weight, but the real goal should be to not only lose it, but also keep it off. But this can be easier said than done. Keeping weight off after initially losing it can be tough, but if you know these three things, it will... Read more
How Should You Prepare for a Marathon?
With summer here and fall quickly approaching, now is the time of year when a lot of marathons are taking place all over the world. If you are looking to run one the first step is to take the plunge and actually sign up for one. But the next... Read more
Destress: How To Unwind When You’re On Vacation
Vacations are a time to chill out, switch off and do your body a little good. The trouble is, if you’re used to living life at 100 miles an hour, knowing how to effectively unwind can be a real struggle. It’s time to take things seriously. While you might... Read more
The History and “Boom” of Endurance Events
Back in the day, endurance events were reserved for hard core athletes who would compete in triatholons and other events. But over the past decade or so, we have seen an explosion of more “casual” endurance events that, while difficult, can be done and completed the many more individuals... Read more
How To Overcome Restrictive Eating And Fad Diets
When you’re on a diet, it’s easy to categorize what you’re eating. Restricting your diet can be a great way of shedding the pounds but when you become too obsessed with the task, you risk putting your health in danger. Restrictive eating can take its toll on your psychological... Read more
No More Deficiency: 5 Sunless Sources of Vitamin D
Not everybody is solar powered. In fact, some of us can’t even spend casual time in the sun. Couple that with the perception that sun exposure is the worst things since Nixon, you get a generation of vitamin deficient people. What’s the value of vitamin D? Amongst other features,... Read more
4 of the Most Common Gym Injuries
We all know that injuries happen at the gym, but which are the most prevalent? By knowing which injuries are the most common, we can be extra vigilant when doing exercises that could cause those injuries. Now, of course, there are a ton of common injuries and you should... Read more
3 Things You Should Know About Amino Acids
Amino acids. You might know that you need them in your body, but are you really sure of what they can do? While getting a balanced fill of vitamins and nutrients is essential for your general wellbeing, amino acids can help a certain number of processes function at their... Read more
Carin Restores Pre-Pregnancy Bladder Control
It is, perhaps, the biggest untold story of pregnancy. Some women never recover full bladder control after childbirth. Imagine you are an otherwise healthy young woman, just starting your family, but since your first child fearful of an accident. Believe it or not, it happens. For some women, this... Read more
Battling Heat Stroke? Here’s What To Look For
Staying healthy in the summer months is all about watching your time in the sun. While afternoons spent in hot gardens and beaches can be what summer is all about, if you spend too much time in the sun’s rays, you can end up putting your health at risk.... Read more
The Gift of Muscles
The epitome of the bodybuilding world and the goal of everyone in the sport, is to be crowned Mr. Olympia. Huge names such as Ronnie Coleman and Arnold Schwarzenegger have paved the way for athletes to become superstars from this competition. And one man who has really made a... Read more